Ackman Going Public, Transparency Rejection, and Piling into UCITs May29

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Ackman Said to Plan Public Hedge Fund in London One of Wall Street’s boldest investors, the billionaire hedge fund manager William A. Ackman, is building an unusual multibillion-dollar war chest. While hedge funds typically raise funds privately, the founder of the $13 billion Pershing Square Capital Management is planning to tap the public stock market. Mr.

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Funds Facing Extinction, Popular Portfolio Plays, and Bridgewater’s Top Holdings May21

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Small Hedge Funds Face ‘Extinction’ over Fees and Regulation – aiCIO Some of the smallest hedge funds are under threat of “extinction” due to rising regulatory costs and a rebellion against high performance fees, according to the latest Eurekahedge report into the sector. The report reveals evidence of an increasingly concentrated hedge fund industry as star managers and established

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Six Myths of Portfolio Construction May20

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In this exclusive article for the Edge, angel investor David Siegel argues that investors often believe that a strong track record points to skill, rather than luck in the markets. His six myths challenge many commonly-held beliefs of portfolio construction. He lays out three fundamental drivers that may have a better chance of powering portfolios

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The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Focus on India May19

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Hedge Connection is pleased to introduce another DAILY INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING provided by McAlinden Research Partners. A unique briefing is presented early each week as a way to quickly glean important current trends in the global news flow and economic data. This comprehensive report provides a way to identify actionable investment themes early. A snapshot of this report

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Rolling in Rupees, Feasting on Lehman, and Moral Outrage May14

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Indian hedge fund hits $500 million in assets with extraordinary returns – Reuters Ravi Mehta, who started his fund, Steadview, with just $500,000 in July 2009, has seen assets balloon to $500 million. Focusing primarily on India, the fund has made 12 times the returns of peers with bets on consumer and tech stocks… Read more Six

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